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Sonja Newcombe: Hobbies, Exploring and Slingbox

Find a hobby, crochet, knit, read, blog, do puzzles, watch every TV series known to man. Whatever it is find something to occupy your down time because there is a lot and with time changes talking to friends and family back home isn’t always available during the day. Also take…

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Sonja Newcombe: Happily married and playing abroad

Kyle and I have been married for 3 years now. We dated all through college and he asked me to marry him before I went to Puerto Rico to play in January after my senior season at Oregon. We got married in the fall of 2010 and ever since we…

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Sonja Newcombe: Update from Russia

I actually have games to report on! We played 3 games in January and won 2 out of the 3. That was the goal from the start but its funny because the game that we lost was one that we were counting on winning. Its ok, 2 out of 3…

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Sonja Newcombe – Kazan, Russia, Happy December!

The last 2 weeks have been tough for me (Yes I know I said that in the last post too, seems like an unfortunate theme here for a little while, hopefully that pattern breaks soon). First my team didn’t have any games for 3 weeks and then when we finally made…

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Take Time To Learn The Language

One of the things that athletes wish they would have done or wish they would have known to do before they left to play in a new country was to learn the language.    ” I also get into the culture of the country/region I’m living in. It’s so cool…

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38 Professional Athletes and what they can’t travel without

Joshua Walker PlayStation, Projector Phone/Tablet Computer Toiletry bag. I can live on an island for years as long as I have these things. Rachel Krabacher   Smart phone: this is your connection to the world back home! Electric adaptors Notebooks and pens for journaling, taking notes or just doodling Computer: TV is…

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Athletes Abroad

Women’s Volleyball Joanne Morgan ‏@JoanneMorgan (Great Britain) Kristen Dozier ‏ @kdozier (American) Jordan Larson ‏@JordanLarson10 (American) Lauren Gibbemeyer ‏ @Lauren5Gibby (American) Danielle Scott ‏ @DScottArruda (American) Cassidy Lichtman ‏ @CassidyLichtman (American) Jenna Hagglund ‏ @j_hagg (American) Rachael Adams ‏ @RADAMSS (American) Nicole Davis ‏ @nicolemdavis6 (American) Kristin Hildebrand ‏ @krishildebrand1…

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Life Overseas: Photo Edition

Life overseas… seen through a few pro athletes’ social media accounts! Nicole Fawcett: “Getting our beauty on” Kristin Carpenter: “A simple game of twenty questions…but instead of saying the verb that you’re trying to guess, replace it with “coffee-potting.” So incredibly random but I love English lessons to Swedish 4th…

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Women’s Volleyball

Rachael Adams My Scenic Route  Features on our blog Sonja Newcombe Adventures in Siberia Features on our blog Sarah Ammerman ArOuNDtH3WorLd… Features on our blog Kayla Jeter Adventures of Little Mixed Girl Features on our blog Lauren Gibbemeyer Lost in Translation Features on our blog  Jenna Hagguland Working hard, playing harder…

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